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HIV Prevention Drug

  • The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched a national program that provides daily medications to prevent HIV at no cost to people…
  • Only a small percentage of women in Cleveland are aware of a drug that can help prevent HIV infection, according to a new report. Less than 15 percent of the 351 heterosexual women surveyed knew about pre-exposure prophylaxis, commonly known as PrEP. It’s a pill that can help prevent those who are at a high risk of contracting HIV from getting the disease. MetroHealth researcher Milana Bogorodskaya led the study and said PrEP was primarily marketed to men when it first came out in 2012.
  • There’s a pill that can help prevent HIV infection. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued guidelines on it, last year. But few at-risk…